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Head of Cyber Security

Head of Cyber Security

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    Technology & Digital

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  • Salary:

    £75000.00 - £90000 per annum

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    Stephen Sutton

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    about 1 month ago

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Head of Cyber Security - Hybrid - Cardiff - London - Leadership

Yolk Recruitment are seeking a Head of Cyber Security for a dynamic specialist mortgage lender backed by a global financial institution, where our mantra is simple: "Help People Succeed." We're seeking a Head of Cyber Security to join our innovative IT team, operating remotely or from our vibrant Cardiff or London offices.

What sets us apart? It's our people - the driving force behind our success. As part of our team, you'll play a pivotal role in safeguarding our technology estate, ensuring cyber security is embedded in every facet of our operations.

Why join?

  • People-Centric Culture: Our people are our greatest asset. We're committed to fostering an environment where every individual can thrive.

  • Innovative Approach: As a pioneer in the mortgage industry, we're constantly pushing boundaries and embracing cutting-edge technology to stay ahead of the curve.

  • Impactful Work: Join a team dedicated to making a difference. By protecting our technology infrastructure, you'll directly contribute to our mission of empowering customers, brokers, and colleagues alike.


As the Head of Cyber Security, you'll lead a talented team and spearhead the operational implementation of technical controls to fortify our technology ecosystem. Your duties will include:

  • Strategic Oversight: Drive the development and execution of cyber security strategies aligned with our business objectives.
  • Governance and Compliance: Establish robust security systems, controls, and governance frameworks to ensure adherence to regulatory requirements and industry best practices.
  • Auditing and Risk Management: Serve as the primary point of contact for all Infosec and Cyber audits, coordinating responses and mitigating potential risks.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Collaborate with internal stakeholders to provide guidance on information processing risks and deliver comprehensive training programs to enhance cyber security awareness across the organization.

Skills and Experience:

  • Stakeholder Management: Proven track record of effectively engaging stakeholders at all levels.
  • Communication: Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to articulate complex technical concepts to diverse audiences.
  • Technical Proficiency: Extensive knowledge of cyber security technologies and policies, with expertise in cloud security, particularly Azure.
  • Leadership: Experience in managing complex cyber security solutions and programs of work.
  • Certifications: CISSP/CISM certification or equivalent, with familiarity with NIST and ISO27001 frameworks preferred.
  • Industry Experience: Background in technology or related fields, with a solid understanding of information risk analysis and management.

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